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DYNAMOS returnee Archford Gutu (pictured) has received his International Transfer Clearance (ITC) papers and will be available for selection when DeMbare face off with Caps United in the big Harare derby at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday. ...

The first ever Test meeting between the sides pitted Group B winners New Zealand against Zimbabwe, who finished as runners-up in Group A after a nail-biting 51-49 victory over Northern Ireland yesterday afternoon. ...

WARRIORS star Marvelous Nakamba failed to pitch up at Club Brugge’s training ground yesterday with reports from Belgium suggesting that he is trying to force a move away amid interest from English Premier League returnees Aston Villa and German’s Bundesliga side Cologne. ...

FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza is not happy with the composition of his squad as they head to another Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League campaign and has warned that the team needs to add quality. ...

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Vitality Netball World Cup debutants Zimbabwe, bolstered by a rapturous support, bested Sri Lanka 79-49 to get their campaign off to a flying start yesterday. ...

Warriors defender Teenage Hadebe (pictured) has broken into Europe following a good showing at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals as he has signed for Turkish topflight side Yeni Malatyaspor. ...

HIGHLY-RATED South Africa-born prop Henri Boshoff is relishing the opportunity to showcase his talent in Zimbabwe colours after he was named in the Sables’ starting XV to face Zambia in the two teams’ opening match of the Victoria Cup at the Machinery Exchange Stadium Harare Sports Club today. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Mandla “Lulu” Mpofu believes their last two results, which saw them win against Dynamos before last week’s draw away at Ngezi Platinum, have given them momentum ahead of their tough clash with champions FC Platinum at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. ...

FC PLATINUM twins Kelvin and Elvis Moyo are confident that they will secure deals with South Africa top-flight league side Chippa United, where they are currently trialling. ...

HIGHLY-RATED South Africa-born prop Henri Boshoff is relishing the opportunity to showcase his talent in Zimbabwe colours after he was named in the Sables’ starting XV to face Zambia in the two teams’ opening match of the Victoria Cup at the Machinery Exchange Stadium Harare Sports Club today. ...

DYNAMOS coach Tonderai Ndiraya has had to eat humble pie after calling on Evans Katema, a player he off-loaded while coach at Ngezi Platinum Stars three year ago, in a bid to steady the club’s rocking ship ...

ZIFA has resolved to recall former association president Philip Chiyangwa (pictured) from the Cosafa presidency, holding him responsible for the Warriors dismal performance at the on-going 2019 African Cup of Nations finals in Cairo, Egypt, following their early exit. ...

Sunday World newspaper has learnt that Kaizer Chiefs will solve their foreign quota dilemma by giving Zimbabwean defender Teenage Hadebe and Colombian striker Leonardo Castro the boot. ...

Charles Manyuchi’s dream of reclaiming the World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight title could be realised soon, with the boxing star scheduled to fight Frenchman Nordine Arik on September 28 at the Harare International Conference Centre in a World Boxing Federation (WBF) title fight. ...

WARRIORS leftback Divine Lunga could be Europe-bound during this transfer window with reports suggesting that Belgian side Genk and unnamed clubs in the French Ligue 1 are after his signature following his outstanding performance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. ...

HWANGE arrested their seven match winless streak with a narrow win over basement side Bulawayo Chiefs at the Colliery Stadium yesterday. ...

ZIMBABWEAN Christopher Gondwe is this year’s winner of the 42,2km Econet Victoria Falls Marathon which was run yesterday, with Zambian Felistus Chitoshi taking the women’s top honours. ...

There is a reported scramble for Warriors attacker Khama Billiat, but while he would have wanted that interest and fight for his signature to come from European clubs, it is only African clubs that are vying for his services. ...

CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe returned to the club yesterday after weeks in absence, leading to speculation over his future at the Harare football giants. ...

DYNAMOS coach Tonderai Ndiraya believes their upcoming five home games will be a big test of the team’s capacity to play before their demanding fans. ...

HARARE City missed a twice taken penalty and then had a man sent off in dramatic fashion as they were held by TelOne in an incident-filled Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Luveve Stadium yesterday ...

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HIGHLANDERS’ new coach, Mandla Mpofu, will suffer a big blow in his first league assignment against Ngezi Platinum Stars at Baobab Stadium tomorrow after top striker Prince Dube has been ruled out of the match due to suspension. ...

GWERU-based side Chapungu have announced the arrival of former Caps United gunslinger, Brian Muzondiwa. ...

DYNAMOS are close to a reunion with prodigal son Simba Nhivi as coach Tonderai Ndiraya continues to make full use of the transfer window to beef up his squad with players that he hopes can turn around the fortunes of the clubs. ...